The Sophienburg - Photo Courtesy Joe Miller

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On the Calendar

  • November 26–27 — Closed (Thanksgiving)
  • December 5 — St. Nikolaus — 5:30 and 7 p.m. (Reservations Required)
  • December 24–25 — Closed (Christmas)
  • December 31–January 1 — Closed (New Year's)

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For more information phone 830-629-1572 Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sophienburg visitors come from all over...

We are Thankful for our History, Family of Donors & Volunteers. The Museum will be closed on November 26 & 27 to celebrate the Thanksgiving Holiday. We will re-open on Saturday, November 28.


Christmas Market

Thanks to everyone who helped make Weihnachtsmarkt 2015 a great event.

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Weihnachtsmarkt - Christmas Market

Lindheimer’s Texas

Sense the passion frontier naturalists had for exploration and learning about the world. 'The Father of Texas Botany,' Ferdinand J. Lindheimer, along with other 19th century naturalists, lived and collected in Central Texas and pioneered the sciences throughout Texas. Not to be missed are actual plant specimens collected by Ferdinand Lindheimer. More…

Prize-winning watercolor by Myra Lee Adams Goff 2010-2011 Republic of Texas Museum Art Contest

Rent the Emmie Seele Faust Memorial Library Building for Your Event


Sophienburg Museum and Archives hours are 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Tuesday–Saturday.
Closed Sunday and Monday.


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